WILSON’S LOCAL PRINT AND DIGITAL COMMUNITY INSTITUTION SINCE 1896
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In a recent letter to the Times, a conservative asked a litany of questions such as: How do lower corporate and personal income taxes hurt Americans? This is followed by a group of like questions … more
Give credit where credit is due. The Donald knows a good thing when he sees it, and knows how to play it to his advantage. Example: President Obama’s budget that set the pace for a continuous … more
Not all angels are sent to announce virgin births or the destruction of sinful cities like Sodom and Gomorrah. On some occasions, they may even take on the appearance of an ordinary guy driving a … more
It has been our pleasure to meet and get to know Stephanie Cyrus over the past 3 ½ years. We feel she, as a lifelong educator and mother of two children in Wilson County Schools, is the best choice … more
After a 34-year career in manufacturing as an engineer, I decided to become a Wilson County Schools lateral entry teacher at the Wilson Academy of Applied Technology, teaching ninth-graders advanced … more
As a former teacher, assistant principal and principal in Wilson County for nearly 30 years, I was extremely disappointed to see the negativity associated with the election campaign of current … more
Voters need to look at the big picture when they go to vote on Tuesday. The two candidates running for the District 24 House seat could be no more different. We have Rep. Jean Farmer-Butterfield, a … more
Water flows downhill and along the path of least resistance. Money, on the other hand, seems to only rise like steam in a pipe — channeled upward. That’s certainly the case with the fracked … more
I grew up in Wilson County public schools, attending B.O. Barnes, Hearne, Forest Hills and Hunt High School from 1988-2000. Wilson County Schools were a stabilizing force for me when things were not … more
I read in The Church Bell of First Christian Church, Vol. 62, Issue 10 (Oct. 1) that 30 percent of children in Wilson and Wilson County are in poverty. That’s 7 percent higher than the state … more
Re: “Involuntary commitments can be based on scant speculation” by Jeffrey T. Farmer, Wednesday: The entire way that its done is off in this state. Someone going through a temporary troubling … more
There are 120 seats in the N.C. House of Representatives. Republicans hold 75 seats, Democrats 45. It takes 72 House votes to override the governor’s veto. The N.C. Senate has 50 seats, Republicans … more
Is The Wilson Times dedicated to just publishing all things Democratic? Over the past few months, The Wilson Times has consistently presented Democratic functions. Your article, for example, … more
I think it’s safe to say that there are trends on the horizon that are beginning to disturb much of our society. For instance, in a TED X talk that has since gone viral because of its absurdity, a … more
As I watched President Trump give the State of the Union address and discuss the positives accomplishments that have been made, I was appalled by Democrats not standing or clapping! More jobs? No … more
Re: “Trump’s deficit will hobble Obama-inherited economy” by William T. “Nick” Smith, Saturday: Nick, just a few easy rejoinders. First, do you understand that if an economy grows … more
Kudos to the farmers four for restoring Silver Lake — a beautiful gift to the community! Bill Jeffrey Wilson more
I’d been ill and just was not thinking well. I’d left my purse in my vehicle overnight, which was not the norm for me, between Saturday evening and Sunday morning when I went out to crank my car, … more
The emergence of fascism is always incremental. It doesn’t happen overnight. Injustices are introduced slowly, one at a time, to inure the population to the growing outrage. First we accept a … more
ACT for Youth presented its final show of the season over the weekend of April 21-22 with the live stage production of “The Brothers Grimm Spectaculathon” with a cast and crew of about 60 … more
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